We're the driverless car company.
We believe in improving people’s lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We’re building the world’s most advanced software to fuel the driverless cars that safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.
We seek and embrace diversity in all of its forms. We continuously push ourselves to think differently and take ownership wherever it's needed. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed. If you share our passion for achieving what some say is impossible, join us.
About the role:
We are looking for a talented Senior Engineering Manager to lead, manage, and grow engineers teams in a fast-paced environment. At Cruise, we believe in managers who remain deeply technical, and understand the challenges their teams are facing, even though they may not be contributing vast amounts of code day to day. Our managers coach their teams to success, shield their teams from distractions, and help publicly celebrate wins.
Our Product team owns Cruise Anywhere, our autonomous ridesharing service (currently open to Cruise employees). They are responsible for dispatch, fleet management tools, mobile apps, in-car displays. When they're not nerding out on computer-human-interaction, visualizations for situational awareness, or the dimensions of passenger comfort, they are talking with their users to iteratively improve the end-to-end ridesharing experience.
Day-to-day responsibilities include:
- Set the technical direction of engineers building full stack software and scalable data pipelines to support our Autonomous Vehicle development
- Oversee, coach, and support manager and Individual Contributor reports, and resolve conflicts both within your team, and between teams
- Conduct performance reviews, identify top performers, and support their growth into Engineering Management or Technical Leadership roles
- Help define, build, and embody Cruise engineering culture and principles
- Invest heavily in recruiting by working closely with recruiters, screening candidates, and identifying opportunities for external engagement to improve the Cruise engineering brand
- Spend time recruiting, hiring and building a team of world class analysts. Advise leadership at the Director+ level on technical strategy and team organization.
- Act as a sounding board and technical architect for your teams, help define technical vision and strategy, and ensure the technical direction of your teams aligns with other teams across the company
You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:
- 5+ years in Management roles
- 8+ years general Software Engineering experience
- Experience managing projects across multiple teams
- Experience managing, mentoring, and coaching Engineering Managers
- Experience building and architecting modern web applications using Go, Node.js, Python, Ruby, or similar languages
- Experience with modern front-end technology stack (React.js + Webpack, or similar)
- Experience with SOA or microservice-based architectures
- Self motivation and passion to lead your teams, encourage best practices, and constantly improve
- Experience with modern deployment technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
- Knowledge of security best practices, including authentication, static analysis
- Experience with modern C++11 development
- Experience working with robotics, and in particular lidar point clouds
Perks of being a Cruiser:
While doing meaningful work is the best perk of all, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our robot cars go:
- The opportunity to solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications
- Competitive salary and benefits including 401k Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
- Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
- Paid parental leave so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family’s fleet
- Health and Wellness reimbursement
- Annual Learning and Development stipend
- Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays
- State of the art equipment for your workstation
- Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
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